Using these learning English puzzles

The same words are used in both the crossword and word-search puzzles. If you find the crossword difficult, start with the word-search puzzle, all the answers are on show. Don’t forget there are hint buttons at the top left of the page for both games.


Vocabulary

The word level in this textbook is very controlled so that students are not slowed down by too many new words. There are 8 chapters with 5 related readings in each.


Chapter 1: Animals

Reading 1: Groups of Animals             

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search   Download.pdf


Reading 2: Elephants                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 3: Penguins                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 4: Kinds of Animals         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 5: Cats and Dogs                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Readings 1~5:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 1 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 2: Books

Reading 6: Reading Books           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 7: Book Clubs                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 8: The Library of the Future                      

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search        B1 R8 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 9: Books on Tape         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search      


Reading 10: Changing Books                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search        B1 R10 PW Class Activity.pdf


Readings 6~10:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 2 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 3: Computers

Reading 11: Far Away Friends           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 12: Computer Lessons                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search        B1 R12 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 13: Everyone Needs a Computer                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 14: Computers at Work         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search        B1 R14 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 15: The Amazing Computer                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Readings 11~15:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 3 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 4: Music

Reading 16: The Power of Music           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search         B1 R16 PW Class Activity.pdf


Reading 17: Everybody Loves Music                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 18: Learning to Play Music                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 19: The King of Rock         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 20: Rap Music                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search         B1 R20 PW Class Activity.pdf


Readings 16~20:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more.  

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 4 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf

Quizlet  Chapter 1~4 - ALL 200 Words MEGA Games




Chapter 5: Places

Reading 21: The Grand Canyon           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search         B1 R21 PW Class Activity


Reading 22: Venice                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 23: Antarctica                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 24: The Panama Canal         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 25 The Amazon Rain Forest                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search         B1 R25 PW Class Activity


Readings 21~25:  Quizlet, online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 5 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 6: Medicine

Reading 26: Natural Medicine           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 27: Cough Syrup                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 28: The Pharmacist                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 29: The Emergency Room         

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 30 Bird Flu                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Readings 26~30:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 6 Reading for Speed and Fluency.pdf



Chapter 7: Plants

Reading 31: Plants and People           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 32: Caring for Plants                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 33: Using Plants                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 34: Forests          

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 35 The Venus Flytrap                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Readings 30~35:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 7 Reading for Speed and Fluency



Chapter 8: Learning

Reading 36: How We Learn           

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 37: Step by Step Learning                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 38: Fast Learners                       

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 39: Different Ways to Learn          

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Reading 40 Learning and Unlearning Fear                

PLAY Crossword        PLAY Word-search


Readings 36~40:  Quizlet online interactive flashcards and more. 

Word List Lvl 1 Ch 8 Reading for Speed and Fluency

Quizlet  Chapter 5~8 - ALL 200 Words MEGA Games

 

Teachers Notes

There are many ways to make this course enjoyable and dynamic. Here are some of the activities I use in the classroom.

Reading for Speed and Fluency Games